Aug 16, 2011

Marketplace for August 16, 2011

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Marketplace for August 16, 2011

Segments From this episode

The future of jobs: An hourglass economy?

Aug 16, 2011
Many economists predict that the future of employment will include growth at the bottom and top, but lose the "routine" middlemen jobs

East Baltimore: Where the recession never ended

Aug 16, 2011
In East Baltimore, unemployment is so high that the beginnings of a national recovery were never noticed

Leveraging jobs in rural areas

Aug 16, 2011
The Obama administration's proposals for creating jobs in rural areas counts on a few good jobs generating many more

Chronic high unemployment in the U.S. and Europe

Aug 16, 2011
The E.U. unemployment rate -- like that of the U.S. -- is currently around 9 percent. How has Europe handled this, and what can the U.S. learn from Europe?

German growth slows as Europe's debt woes linger

Aug 16, 2011
Germany is key in helping Europe's weaker economies handle their debt crisis, but its slowing economy may mean it can't keep coming to the rescue

Walmart earnings up, but not upbeat

Aug 16, 2011
Profits from overseas fuel the company while U.S. sales lag

College student hopeful, but realistic about future job market

Aug 16, 2011
The poor economy has many people going back to school. But do current college students still feel positive about their job prospects?

Music from the episode

Spectacular Dujeous, Sharon Jones
Spectacular Dujeous, Sharon Jones
Spectacular Dujeous, Sharon Jones
Spectacular Dujeous, Sharon Jones

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